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Adopt a needy family this season Print E-mail
Written by Letter to the Editor   
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:32

While many people all over the Verde Valley are doing their best to get into the Christmas spirit, a few of them are working behind the scenes to bring that spirit to children who otherwise might not experience it.Patricia Kaminsky, of Camp Verde, is the driving force behind the town’s Adopt-a-Family program. Families wishing for help contact her with their needs, and people wishing to help out bring her  donations. The program has been going on for many years. It started with Kaminsky seeking to help one family and it grew from there.

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Kiwanis tree drive starts Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:28

Things were smelling pleasant last week in the parking lot of the Outpost Mall on Finnie Flat Road, as volunteers with the local Kiwanis Club unloaded more than 200 Christmas trees in preparation of the annual tree sale.Lynn Sweitzer, Raven Martinez and Pat Schultz, from left, run the annual Kiwanis Christmas Tree sale Thursday, Dec. 5, on Finnie Flat Road in front of the shopping plaza in Camp Verde. Martinez was the recipient of the Kiwanis Scholarship to Yavapai College, so she was eager to help.

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Town’s marshal, manager face new residency rules Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:36
After denying Camp Verde Town Marshal Nancy Gardner permission to live in Munds Park a couple of times over the past several months, a divided Camp Verde Town Council approved new rules last month governing residency...

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Tax collections down in valley Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:31
Transaction tax collections were down across municipalities in the Verde Valley in October compared to the same month last year, according to numbers released last month from the Arizona Department of Revenue Office of...

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Two districts to share services, staff Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Tuesday, 03 December 2013 11:24

The Montezuma-Rimrock Fire District and the Camp Verde Fire District are finalizing efforts to share services.Jake Cecil, Tanner McDonald and Jon Hilton, of the Camp Verde Fire District, left to right, may soon be joining forces with another neighboring firehouse. The CVFD is currently looking at combining its reserve forces with those of Montezuma-Rimrock Fire District and sharing services.

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Several interests work to finalize SR 260 widening Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 11:20

Communities and governments in the Verde Valley are in the process of finalizing agreements to widen State Route 260 between Cottonwood and I-17 in Camp Verde.shortly outside of Cottonwood on State Route 260 heading towards Camp Verde, a four-lane highway bottlenecks down to two lanes, one in each direction. Eventually, at milepost 218 — as the speed limit significantly drops — the highway opens back up to four lanes. A proposed SR 260 widening project would make the entire stretch between Camp Verde and Cottonwood a four-lane divided highway, similar to State Route 89A between Cottonwood and Sedona.

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Camp Verde collects more in sales taxes Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 10:45
Taxes collected by the state were up in most of the municipalities in the Verde Valley in September.

Transaction taxes are revenues collected by the state generated across a wide range of economic sectors ranging from...

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Marshal asks for residency waiver Print E-mail
Written by Mark Lineberger   
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 14:24
The Camp Verde Town Council this month denied a request from Town Marshal Nancy Gardner to reside in Munds Park. This week, the council will look again at potentially allowing the marshal to claim residency in the small...

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